[Numpy-discussion] Memory leak in ndarray
Fri Oct 26 04:22:52 CDT 2007
Robert Crida wrote:
> Hi all
> I seem to have tracked down a memory leak in the string conversion
> mechanism of numpy. It is demonstrated using the following code:
> import numpy as np
> a = np.array([1.0, 2.0, 3.0])
> while True:
> b = str(a)
> What happens above is that is repeatedly converted to a string. The
> process size grow quite rapidly.
> Has anyone else come across this? Where do I look to try to correct it?
I cannot reproduce this on my machine. Could you give more details
(which numpy version, etc...) ?
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